Trumpet player, composer and band leader Laco Deczi was born in Bratislava (Slovakia) in 1938. In 1960's he was a member of Karel Velebny's SHQ. In 1970 he recorded his solo album "Sentimental Trumpet" with strings. As soloist he took part on the famous big band recording "Jazz Goes To Beat" by Vaclav Zahradnik.
In the end of 1967 he founded his own Jazz Celula ensemble and since the beginning of 1970 he was a member of d the Czech Radio Jazz Orchestra (JOCR).